• Senior Clinical Research Associate - South East UK

    Job Locations (All) | United Kingdom
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/29/2018 10:42 AM)
  • Overview

    Providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do. But innovation just for the sake of innovation isn’t why we do it. Side-by-side with our clients, we strive to move drug discovery forward, to help them develop life-saving and life-improving drugs. We help change people’s lives for the better every single day. It’s who we are. And it’s who you could be too.


    Working fully embedded within one of our pharmaceutical clients, with the support of PRA right behind you, you’ll be at the heart of our client’s innovation.

    As Clinical Research Associate, you will be dedicated to one of our global pharmaceutical clients; a science-based company with one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry. This global pharmaceutical client develops breakthrough innovative medicines to improve and extend people’s lives in oncology, general medicine and eye care. Working in this way, you will have the opportunity to build your career in a rewarding customer-focused environment that supports creativity, collaboration and performance.

    The Clinical Research Associate is ultimately responsible for the successful management of investigator sites and monitoring activities for assigned clinical studies throughout the trial life-cycle. Key responsibilities include:


    • Full ownership of investigator sites for assigned studies, with responsibility for the successful management of the site right through to close-out, in accordance with the clinical monitoring plan.
    • Developing effective relationships with investigator site staff to ensure that key clinical metrics are met.
    • Ensuring integrity of clinical data through an ability to sufficiently maintain site tracking records and working diligently to relevant guidelines

    In addition to monitoring responsibilities we are seeking a candidate with study management experience to cover additional responsibilities as required in this hybrid role:

    • Serving as subject matter expert on monitoring related activities
    • Leading and managing start-up and motivating clinical team
    • Performing Ethics Committee submissions for assigned studies
    • Driving patient recruitment in country for assigned studies
    • Drafting patient informed consent forms
    • Planning and leading execution of the monitoring plan and communicating consistently with the clinical team
    • Working with Global Study Management teams to pro-actively solve issues relating to study progress and trial issues during the study


    You are:

    An experienced, ambitious self-starter looking for the opportunity to prove yourself in an embedded role at a top three pharmaceutical company.

    Here at PRA we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support. To enable success in this position you will have:

    • Prior experience of working in investigator site management, including conducting monitoring visits, from either a pharmaceutical company or a CRO environment. 
    • UK Study Management and Lead experience
    • A working knowledge of ICH-GCP guidelines and local and international regulatory requirements is essential.
    • You will be educated to degree level in a life science discipline or be a licensed healthcare professional.
    • Oncology research experience strongly preferred

    *Seeking candidates based in South East UK to be able to attend meetings at client offices. Sites will be based in predominantly in London and also Manchester.

    Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better.


    PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.


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